A randomized controlled trial of a brief psychoeducational support group for partners of early stage breast cancer patients.

@article{Bultz2000ARC,
  title={A randomized controlled trial of a brief psychoeducational support group for partners of early stage breast cancer patients.},
  author={Barry D. Bultz and Michael Speca and Penny M A Brasher and P H Geggie and S A Page},
  journal={Psycho-oncology},
  year={2000},
  volume={9 4},
  pages={303-13}
}
Partners of breast cancer patients are relied upon for support at a time when their own coping abilities are taxed by the challenge of cancer, yet few studies have investigated psychosocial interventions that include or target the patient's 'significant other'. Of the 118 consecutive patients approached, 36 patients and their partners participated in a randomized controlled trial of a brief psychoeducational group program for partners only. Psychometric instruments (including the Profile of… CONTINUE READING

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